Michael Johnson

1967 - Today

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Michael Duane Johnson (born September 13, 1967) is an American retired sprinter who won four Olympic gold medals and 8 World Championships gold medals in the span of his career. He formerly held the world and Olympic records in the 200 m and 400 m, as well as the world record in the indoor 400 m. He also once held the world's best time in the 300 m. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Johnson has received more than 132,822 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Michael Johnson is the 119th most popular athlete (up from 149th in 2019), the 3,723rd most popular biography from United States (up from 3,919th in 2019) and the 28th most popular Athlete.

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Among athletes, Michael Johnson ranks 119 out of 3,059Before him are John Flanagan, Edgar Aabye, Eliud Kipchoge, Jay Cutler, Lina Radke, and Harold Abrahams. After him are Alfred Neuland, Gyula Kellner, Edwin Moses, Nasser Al-Attiyah, Roger Bannister, and Donald Lippincott.

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Among people born in 1967, Michael Johnson ranks 85Before him are Emil Kostadinov, Aleksandar Đorđević, John Petrucci, Michael Jai White, Tom Hollander, and Mustafa Al-Kadhimi. After him are Lauren Graham, Dave Matthews, Leslie Jones, Pierre Omidyar, Henry Ian Cusick, and Peter Thiel.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Michael Johnson ranks 3,723 out of 18,182Before him are Eric Allin Cornell (1961), Jane Lynch (1960), Peggy Lipton (1946), John Stamos (1963), Mickey Mantle (1931), and Alexander Cartwright (1820). After him are Eve Arnold (1912), Susanne Langer (1895), Rita Wilson (1956), Jim Hall (1930), Lauren Graham (1967), and Hal Roach (1892).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Michael Johnson ranks 28Before him are Robert Garrett (1875), Jim Hines (1946), Lee Haney (1959), Archie Hahn (1880), Frank Jarvis (1878), and Jay Cutler (1973). After him are Edwin Moses (1955), Donald Lippincott (1893), Carlos Lopes (1947), Thomas Curtis (1873), Lee Evans (1947), and John Carlos (1945).